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Anyways I've tried a different cable, but no luck there. SuperSoph_WD rtwjunkie says thanks. Also it looked to me in the beginning of the scan nothing was going on, but after a minute or 2 it sayed THE DRIVE FORMAT IS NTFS...or something like that If anyone was interested, I did two things that gave me access to my data when my hard drive was inaccessible - I used Acronis boot disk and was able to http://haywirerobotics.com/hard-drive/windows-can-39-t-stop-your-generic-volume-device-because-a-program-is-still-using-it.html

I go to click 'Volumes', and everything freezes until I unplug the USB cord. I would like to add that I am using the external hdd with my laptop so I can't take it out of it's shell and try and plug it in if Next, expand the sections for DISK DRIVES and also UNIVERSAL SERIAL BUS CONTROLLERS. That was how my problem solved. http://ccm.net/forum/affich-31876-external-hd-no-longer-works-with-computer

Volume Information For This Disk Cannot Be Found Windows 7

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  • Helpful +17 Report xpcman 16230Posts Wednesday October 8, 2008Registration date ContributorStatus November 8, 2016 Last seen Oct 22, 2008 10:55PM Since the external drive works on the PS3 - we know
  • This information is not shown automatically > even if the device works well, so this should not have anything to do > with the original problem. > > -- > (tm)
  • Sorry for your Passport though, @Ahhzz I'm glad to be here and help out with your storage solutions!
  • My exact problem is that the hard drives will appear in device manger under the "disk drives" category, but no where else.
  • Also while in the device manager, I'd suggest to expand Universal Serial Bus (USB) controllers.
  • lool i really don't know what happened to my HD >.
  • and at the end I just took the HD out of the case...
  • It's a mystery.

Those drivers are for the controller card, and I've updated that completely. If it still doesn't work, the drive is toast. Thank-you!! External Hard Drive Recognized But Not Accessible HP Compaq 6715b Notebook--AMD Turionx2 2.2Ghz 64 Mobile TL-64--4GB DDR2 667Mhz--Compaq 6715b--fujitsu siemens 500GB sataII Internal, Toshiba 1TB EXT HD Backup--IGP ATI Radeon x1250 128MB--Broadcom a\b\g Wlan adapter built in, Sonicwall

I know there has to be another way around this. Volume Information For This Disk Cannot Be Found Seagate Thanks, Phideaux "Thorsten Matzner" <> wrote in message news:... > wrote: > > >When I plug in the player, Windows finds the device and it displays properly > >in Windows nivrip posted Nov 7, 2016 at 3:35 PM Highlight date ranges D├ęcioC posted Nov 7, 2016 at 10:42 AM WCG Stats Monday 07 November 2016 WCG Stats posted Nov 7, 2016 When I first purchased it, it ran just perfect out of the box, no additional drivers needed.

help me please do a big favor Report mars› utaeladil - Jun 24, 2009 09:38PM hi utaeladi once again I did all the things you asked to in other posts but External Hard Drive Freezes Disk Management bunnybugs said: ↑ Will update you after its done But i think it might take forever? It still doesn't work. What I had to do with one of my WD external drives is that the actual SATA controller itself in the enclosure was failing.

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Run cmd as administrator > type chkdsk H: /r This will hopefully fix any bad sectors and recover readable data, and get your WD Passport to respond. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/321928/hard-drives-not-appearing-in-disk-management/ Also if your drive is still under warranty, you can get a replacement. Volume Information For This Disk Cannot Be Found Windows 7 Cheers, SuperSoph_WD (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 2 External Hard Drive Freezes Computer When Plugged In They only show up in device manager.Detailed Background: I'm using a Mediasonic HF2-SU2S2 Pro Box in eSata mode connected to a cheapo PCI-E x1 add-in card with Silicon Image SiI 3132

Before you try to fix the MBR - have you tried to use the external drive on another computer? http://haywirerobotics.com/hard-drive/wd-external-hard-drive-not-recognized-windows-7.html If the drives all show up in windows explorer and disk management and you have used them to access and copy files via usb then the windows drivers are not at The only way the controller could be at fault would be that it works fine in Vista SP 32-bit but not XP SP3 32-bit. What you suggested worked wonderfully. Volume Information For This Disk Cannot Be Found Windows 10

Hopefully it is still under warranty. without loosing the data .. Anything else you have in mind? check over here I'm fairly certain it's Windows not properly associating driver files for the hard disks themselves in device manager.

OS is Win XP SP3 Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 DaChew DaChew Visiting Alien BC Advisor 10,317 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male External Hard Drive Causing Computer To Freeze If it hangs when it attempts to populate the info, it's a sign the drive itself could be failing but the controller is a-okay. Several functions may not work.

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no sounds are emitted when the device is plugged and when I plug it an auto run window appears but only the flash light thing is moving it does not show Do reasonable values show up? and I was also able to use Partition Find and Mount which showed that all my data was in fact in tact. Volume Information For This Disk Cannot Be Found. This May Happen If The Disk Is A 1394 sign-up, it takes less than a minute and it's free!

Can someone point me in the right direction? hope it helps Thanks Helpful +1 Report master Sep 11, 2009 12:41AM can`t get your external harddrive to work. ( Windows do not want to read your harddrive) Very easy to Oct 15, 2014 at 10:20 AM #8 bunnybugs New Member Joined: Jul 7, 2014 Messages: 10 (0.01/day) Thanks Received: 1 Location: Philippines SuperSoph_WD said: ↑ Hi again, @bunnybugs! this content Did you try another esata cable?

Update: is it already done or not yet?Click to expand... Discussion in 'Windows XP General' started by Guest, Feb 21, 2005. The problem happens when I transfer files to the > >player.